The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 130 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £82,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
GAP Analysis
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1876 1649 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 75.07% 72.39% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1282 1296
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Reading region.

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in Reading

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

GAP Analysis Salary Histogram in Reading

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis.

1 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
1 9 (69.23%) Business Development
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Data Management
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) MS Project
3 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 5 (38.46%) CRM
3 5 (38.46%) Siebel
3 5 (38.46%) ERP
3 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) B2B
3 5 (38.46%) B2C
3 5 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Change Control
3 5 (38.46%) Force.com
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) Huawei
4 4 (30.77%) Network Design
4 4 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (30.77%) Operations Management
4 4 (30.77%) WFM
4 4 (30.77%) BCP

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Project
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
1 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Operations Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) OSS Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Business Development
1 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) B2B
2 5 (38.46%) B2C
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 4 (30.77%) BCP
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Network Design
3 4 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (30.77%) Operations Management
3 4 (30.77%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
1 5 (38.46%) Siebel
1 5 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (30.77%) Huawei
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint